Colombia 1874-B 10 centavos KM-175.1

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from the Stack's Bowers 2018 ANA sale, lot 44342
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This specimen was lot 44342 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Philadelphia, August 2018), where it sold for $40. The catalog description[1] noted, "COLOMBIA. 10 Centavos, 1874. Bogota Mint. AU-55 (PCGS). Blast white with good reverse strike. From the Eldorado Collection of Colombian Coins." This type was struck at Bogotá 1874-84 and is common. It superseded a ten centavos (KM 171) with a different reverse, also struck in 1874.

Recorded mintage: 179,000, including KM 171.

Specification: 2.50 g, 0.825 fine silver, 0.067 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM-175.1; Restrepo-273.1.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Restrepo, Jorge Emilio, Monedas de Colombia, 1619-2006, Medellin, Colombia: Impresiones Rojo, 2006.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio and Chris Chatigny, The August 2018 Philadelphia ANA Auction: World Coins and Selections from the El Dorado Collection of Colombian Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2018.

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